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No Pain, No Gain (2001)
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No Pain, No Gain (2001)
Original name: Más pena que gloria
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David is a teenager who feels he doesn't belong to a life where his family, friends and the girl he loves seem not to understand him.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, humorous, emotional, realistic, semi serious
Plot: teenage love, youth, romance, family relations, love and romance, couples, teenage life, nothing goes right, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage crush, coming of age, friends, loss of virginity, unfulfilled love, gender, siblings relations, bittersweet, unfulfillment, female nudity, masturbation, dentist, high school, grandmother, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, youth, coming of age, teenage life, family relations, friends and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like No Pain, No Gain: Oh, What a Night (1992), The Reunion (2002), The Color of Milk (2004), The Graduates (2008), The Weekend (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Oh, What a Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the summer of 1955, seventeen-year-old Eric Hansen embarks on a journey in his new town, a journey which will change his life forever.
Style: semi serious, emotional, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, small town, coming of age, best friends, love and romance, teenage love, eccentric family, society, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 50s
Place: canada
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The Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
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The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, friendship, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, friends, best friends, romance, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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The Graduates (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four friends head to Senior Week in Ocean City, Maryland, to celebrate high school graduation.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sex comedy
Plot: beach, satire, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, young lovers, youth, buddies, nothing goes right, love and romance, looking for love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Weekend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the spirit of "Superbad" and "Dazed and Confused," "The Weekend" relishes the moments that made being a teenager so excruciatingly painful and fantastic. Over the course of a single weekend, various teenagers ...
Style: not serious, sexy, humorous, realistic, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, love and romance, high school life, lifestyle, prank, college, nightlife, romance, college life, youth, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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31%
The Night Before the Exams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rome, 1989. Luca Molinari meets Claudia in a party, both of them are stressed about the upcoming final exams. Luca falls in love with the girl and now spends his time looking for her. He is assisted by his inseparable friends: Alice, Richard, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, teachers and students, youth, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Girls on Top (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventures of three teenage girls - Inken, Vicky and Lena - and their quest to have their first orgasm.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: drunkenness, sexuality, coming of age, teenage love, friends, loss of virginity, youth, battle of the sexes, love and romance, high school, teenage life, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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28%
Dance 'Til Dawn (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's prom night and the kids of Hoover High will be having a night they will never forget. Popular girl Shelley ditches her prom and ends up spending the night with unpopular Dan; Popular guy Kevin goes out with nerdy Angela because he heard ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prom, teenage love, youth, school, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, couples, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
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28%
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Summertime Blues (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The life of 15 year old Alex is turned upside down, when his parents are divorced and find new partners right away. After a fight at school, the mother takes him over to England, where Alex chaotic life continues.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, emotional, serious ...
Plot: first love, teenage love, jealousy, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, friendship, self doubt, village life, love, zoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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27%
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White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, family life, fall in love, introspection, couples, youth, love triangle, romance, dinosaur, dating, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance ...
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Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Pizza (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A pizza deliveryman develops a bond with a girl nearly half his age.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: romance, youth, love and romance, working class, high school life, small town life, teenage life, introspection, friends, thirtysomething life, misfit, mother daughter relationship ...
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Teen's Confessions (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four sisters work together to raise rent money after learning they have to move to another neighborhood in this coming-of-age drama based on the series.
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage love, family relations, coming of age, youth, high school life, sister sister relationship, friendship, loss of virginity, teenage life, strong female presence, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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26%
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Max (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is 6 years old. She lives with her dad Toni, a small time crook with a golden heart. For Xmas, Max offers him Rose, a call-girl found on the street whom she’s very fond of. Despite the complicated situation, Toni’s gonna have a hard time ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, unlikely couple, starting over, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, romance, society, redemption, hopes, bittersweet, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Placid Lake has always been different. As an odd fish in a sea of mediocrity, his brilliant ideas are bound to get him into more trouble than success. So when he finds himself flying off the school roof and breaking every bone in his body on ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, friendship, coming of age, romance, youth, eccentric family, graduation, teenage life, teenage boy, friends, insurance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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Crazy Eyes (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Norman (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sleepless in Madrid (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eva, Alba y Juan are the protagonist of the story. Eva gives birth to Marina, Alba has just been left by her boyfriend. And Juan is happily married. Their paths intersect one night and their lifes will change forever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, offbeat
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, psychological
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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23%
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Tapas Bar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a Spanish tapas bar and the love lives of the loosely interconnected people in the neighborhood surrounding the bar. The pairs of lovers include a middle aged woman and a young man; an elderly, drug dealing woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, couples, looking for love, working class, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, boss and employee, unfulfillment, cooking and food, dull life, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
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23%
Caruso, Zero for Conduct (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A movie directed by F.Nuti
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching
Plot: gang, family problems, parents and children, kids in trouble, family relations, youth, dishonesty, family in crisis, infidelity, couples, crimes, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Hair Under the Roses (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The discovery of sexuality through the eyes of a group of teenagers.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sexual ...
Plot: sexuality, coming of age, teenage life, lifestyle, fall in love, wooing, sexual relations, breakup, youth, best friends, love and romance, puberty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Just One of the Girls (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chris has to change school to attend a music program, but a bully named Kurt is going to make his life impossible so he decided to dress as a girl to avoid this. Taking advantage of his condition he became (girl-)friend with Marie, and fell in love ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gender bending, switching roles, teenage life, fall in love, college, high school, cross dressing, hidden identity, friendship, teenage love, teachers and students, high school life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Junior (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is in love with Sandra since childhood but has never dared approach her.He asks Antoine, a lonely writer to help him seduce her, because in his time he was the only one to conquer the heart of the mother.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Plot: womanizer, nothing goes right, teenage love, love and romance, high school, teenage life, youth, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, high school life, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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22%
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hopes, fall in love, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, best friends, wish come true, unfulfilled love, interracial relations, college life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
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22%
The Liverpool Goalie (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Jo is a smart thinker of a guy, and has a very vivid imagination, but is bothered by his fellow classmates, and is a rather hopeless soccer goalie. Still he tries to cope with this difficult time in life. He's doing the ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, witty
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: soccer, love and romance, friends, teenage love, friendship, ambition, dark humor, social relations, power relations, high school life, school, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Kisses for Everyone (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three students are sent by their families to Cadiz in 1965, his last chance to pass and become what is expected of them. The appearance of some dancers disrupts their commitments: boys lose the course and girls, their work. But together they learn ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, dancer's life, youth, friendship, pregnancy, medical school, cabaret, love and romance, prostitute, coming of age, school ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, europe
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22%
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Club Sandwich (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While vacationing at a beachside resort, a single mother faces inevitable separation anxiety when her 15-year-old son — who is also her best friend — discovers magical chemistry with a girl his own age.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, light, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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